Today's News

  • Leader of the Band

     On a bright Saturday afternoon, Quentin Marquez takes the field in Kinnick Stadium, home of the Iowa Hawkeye football team. Wearing a foot-high, blazing white hat with a bright yellow plume, he leads the 250-member Hawkeye Marching Band into position. The late-September weather is brisk, but Marquez’s drum major uniform - as well as the body heat of 70,000 fans - keeps him warm.

  • County begins $1.5 million renovation to courthouse

        Construction has begun on more than $1.5 million in renovations to the Mills County Courthouse.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 10-24-12

    Open Mon. - Fri.
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
    Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.

    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.; Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.

    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu 10-24-12

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Oct. 25-31, 2012

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Breakfast Wrap
        Friday – No School
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Pancake & Sausage


  • The Pedal Pull Guy

        Attendees at Keg Creek Days in Glenwood may be familiar with watching children pedal Ken Myers’ small tractors down a stretch of sidewalk.

  • Fugitives Arrested In Colorado

        A  pair of Michigan fugitives who stole a vehicle in Glenwood as part of a two-week crime spree have been apprehended in Colorado.
        Kenneth Grauman II, 32, and Greg Bradshaw, 23, were arrested in a hotel in Canon City, Colo., on Thursday by Canon City Police and the U.S. Marshals Service.
        The pair had walked away from  a halfway house in Lake County, Mich., on Sept. 29 leading to a two-week, multi-state manhunt.

  • Drainage Issue At New Glenwood City Hall

    Glenwood’s new City Hall renovation costs are going up.
        The Glenwood City Council approved over $10,000 at last Tuesday’s regular meeting to cover the costs to repair a drainage issue on the property.

        City financial director Brian Kissel said the new funds will be used to correct a flooding issue that was occurring in the basement of the City Hall property, located at 5 N. Vine St., when it was purchased this summer.

  • Plea Agreement?

    Mills County Attorney Eric Hansen said a plea agreement has been discussed, but he would like to see a former employee of the Mills County Treasurer’s Office serve time in jail for the alleged theft of around $35,000 from the auto department over a six-year period from 2005-2011.

  • 'Winter Warm Up' clothing donations

        Winter Warm-up will be held from 12 - 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in the fellowship hall of Grace Methodist Church, 112 North Walnut, in Glenwood.
        Anyone needing a winter coat, hat, gloves, scarf, blanket, or other winter clothing, is invited to come and select the winter clothing needed - size infant to adult. There is no charge and no identification is required.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 10/17/12

        Aug. 24 - Yates Plumbing and Heating Reported a burglary and theft.
        Aug. 31 - Mariann Kinart of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        Sept. 30 - Elizabeth Horn of Glenwood reported a simple assault.
        Oct. 1 - Bryson Mansfield of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        Oct. 1 - Cassandra Allen of Tabor reported an assault.
        Oct. 1 - Shelly Biggs of Glenwood reported a harassment and theft.